Django Bates

Django Bates

 

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Django Bates (born 2 October 1960) is a British composer, multi-instrumentalist, band leader and educator. He plays the piano, keyboards and the tenor horn and writes large-scale compositions on commission. He has been described as "One of the most talented musicians Britain has produced, and his work covers the entire spectrum of jazz, from early jazz though bebop and free jazz to jazz-rock fusion."[1]

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Highlights10

Saluting Sgt. Pepper
Album
Saluting Sgt. Pepper is an album by musical artist Django Bates, released on July 7, 2017.
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
Song
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds is a song by musical artist Django Bates, released on May 22, 2017.
 
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Autumn Fires
 
Autumn Fires (and Green Shoots) is a solo album led by composer and pianist Django Bates which was recorded in 1994 and released on the JMT label.

Photos - Django Bates25

Popular Albums9

Album Appearances & References21

Popular Songs1

Musical Groups1

Minor Play Appearances & References2

Collaborators3

Music-Related Relationships9

Personal & Professional Relationships2

Awards & Nominations1

Spotify - Albums & Singles6

 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles5

Album review: Anouar Brahem′s ″Blue Maqams″
  –  December 22, 2017
Firstly, the trio of musicians that Brahem has gathered around him – Dave Holland (double bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums) and Django Bates (piano) – are all men with a serious jazz pedigree. Holland and DeJohnette both played with Miles Davis and have ...
Music Reviews: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Anouar Brahem, Storc and Cory Weeds
  –  November 6, 2017
Given that this album unites no less than drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Dave Holland and pianist Django Bates, it’s not surprising that right from the first song, titled Opening Day, you get an incredible piano solo, subtle and textured arpeggiated ...
Music Reviews: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Anouar Brahem, Storc and Cory Weeds
  –  November 6, 2017
Given that this album unites no less than drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Dave Holland and pianist Django Bates, it’s not surprising that right from the first song, titled Opening Day, you get an incredible piano solo, subtle and textured arpeggiated ...
Music Reviews: Buffy Sainte-Marie, Anouar Brahem, Storc and Cory Weeds
  –  November 6, 2017
Given that this album unites no less than drummer Jack DeJohnette, bassist Dave Holland and pianist Django Bates, it’s not surprising that right from the first song, titled Opening Day, you get an incredible piano solo, subtle and textured arpeggiated ...
CONCERT PREVIEW: Jazz supergroup Hudson to visit Ardmore Music Hall
  –  October 4, 2017
Hudson, the jazz quartet that released their eponymous debut album (Motéma, 2017) in June, will visit Ardmore Music Hall on Oct. 11 ... Dave Holland and the pianist Django Bates. And there will be some dates here and there with (bassist) Matthew Garrison ...

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